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‘A kid’s mistake’ – were Arsenal and Bayern denied clear penalties?

It was honours even on a memorable night of Champions League action at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday as Arsenal's quarter-final first leg against Bayern Munich ended 2-2 - but can both sides feel aggrieved at having penalty shouts go against them?The G

Everton issue ‘makes mockery of Premier League’

Last updated on 8 April 20248 April 2024.From the section EvertonThe uncertainty around how financial rule breaches are handled "makes a mockery of the Premier League", says Luton Town midfielder Andros Townsend.They say they will appeal against the

‘As Ten Hag’s future hangs in balance, so do Liverpool’s title hopes’

If Sir Jim Ratcliffe is still pondering a final decision on the future of Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag, he will be none the wiser after his visit to Old Trafford to watch another chaotic meeting with Liverpool.The club's new billionaire co-

Old Firm poised for title showdown at Ibrox

Venue: Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow Date: Sunday, 7 April Time: 12:00 BSTCoverage: Follow live text & radio coverage on the BBC Sport website & app; watch highlights on SportsceneWhen Rangers and Celtic meet at Ibrox on Sunday, they do so amid the

‘Poor’ England must ‘demand higher’ in Euros qualifying

England must "demand higher" from each other, striker Alessia Russo has said after an underwhelming start to their Euro 2025 qualifying campaign.Sarina Wiegman's defending European champions took the lead at Wembley Stadium on Friday thanks to Russo'

Chelsea stun Man Utd with latest ever Premier League turnaround

Cole Palmer scored twice deep into stoppage time to complete his hat-trick and earn Chelsea a remarkable win against Manchester United despite having previously given up a two-goal lead.The latest winner scored in Premier League history, timed at 100

‘Special Foden steals show in absence of Haaland & De Bruyne’

Phil Foden can hardly be called a member of Manchester City's undercard given his consistent brilliance, but his precious value was underlined again with a show of dazzling brilliance against Aston Villa.City manager Pep Guardiola raised eyebrows bef

‘I’d like joystick to control players’ – Postecoglou rues Spurs draw

Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou said he would like a "joystick" to control his players like in a video game after they were held by West Ham.The Spurs boss was left frustrated as his side missed the chance to move into the Premier League top four

Late goals help Leeds overcome Hull to stay second

Late goals from Crysencio Summerville and Dan James - with a 40-yard finish - ensured Leeds United stayed in the Championship's automatic promotion places after beating Hull City at Elland Road. Sam Byram headed Leeds ahead after Summerville's shot h

‘Stern and steely Arsenal not going away in title race’

Arsenal are almost a year on from the start of the collapse that cost them dearly in last season's Premier League title race so all vital signs will be placed under the fiercest scrutiny as they face the same pressures again.The ultimate test remains

Man City level ‘not seen before’, says Arteta as Guardiola eyes ‘final’

Last updated on 29 March 202429 March 2024.From the section Premier LeagueManchester City have "raised the bar to levels not seen before in football" but Arsenal are "getting closer", says Gunners boss Mikel Arteta.Premier League leaders Arsenal visi

‘Alonso feels time is right to end speculation’

It's official. Xabi Alonso is staying at Bayer Leverkusen next season.Alonso has impressed the world in his first 18 months in senior management - after Leverkusen gave him his big break - and he believes there is still a job to do.The German side ar

Liverpool expect Alonso to stay at Leverkusen

Last updated on 28 March 202428 March 2024.From the section LiverpoolLiverpool expect Xabi Alonso to stay at Bayer Leverkusen this summer and are to consider other candidates to replace manager Jurgen Klopp.Leverkusen are on the brink of a first Bund

‘An icon of the game’ – ex-England captain Houghton to retire

Manchester City defender and former England captain Steph Houghton will retire at the end of the current Women's Super League season.Houghton, 35, is City's record appearance holder and is part of the squad in contention to win the WSL title this sea

Wales braced for huge Poland Euros play-off final

Last updated on 25 March 202425 March 2024.From the section WalesVenue: Cardiff City Stadium Date: Tuesday, 26 March Kick-off: 19:45 GMTCoverage: Live on S4C, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Sounds, BBC Sport website and app,